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white bumps on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
now i have these little white things all around the back of my tongue!!!man i'm scared !!!
thursday will be around the 25 day mark should i wait and go in for an confidential test or go see a dr now?

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white bumps....

Posted by jacieemariee, 2 Replies
I noticed yesterday that a had a out 3 raised white bumps on the outside of my vagina lips. They are painful. I'm not sure what it is... I have tried popping them and they won't pop so I'm assuming it's something serious. Help?!?!
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burning tongue and bumps

Posted by Anonymous
burning tongue and flee like bumps on the arm along with swollen lymphnodes; lymphnodes swelling off and on for about a year the burning tongue moving from section to section on the tongue lasting for about a month or a month and a half, flee bite... Read more »

why is my tongue white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have one question though, why is my tounge white, is this normal for a tounge. it doesnt hurt, and the stuff doesnt scrape of easily. its just like white in the back. is this normal or is this thrush??????? PS, i tested negative at 5 months and... Read more »

OHL WHITE HAIRY TONGUE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, does anyone know if you can have a white hairy tongue that doesn't scrape off and have white creamy cheeks on the mouthcheeks without being hiv+? I never had problems with my tongue it used to be pink and now I have floaters at times and never... Read more »
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bumps on tongue = thrush?

Over the past week I have noticed some raised bumps at the back of my tongue, is it possible that this is a sign of thrush?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Raised bumps at the back of your tongue are your taste buds. Thrush is a white coating of the tongue or throat that can be easily scraped off. Relax!... Read more »

bumps on tongue and throat

I have recently noticed bumps on the back of my tongue and down my throat causing a severe sore throat when I swallow. I went to the doc about 3 weeks ago and he said thrush had set in on my tongue 3weeks of diflucan now these bumps? Any idea,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It would be useful to know your HIV status, which drugs you are on, most recent CD4 count, whether a brushing of the tongue was done to look for Candida, etc. Many conditions can impact the tongue besides thrush (yeast infection). If you have... Read more »

White coating and ulcers on tongue

First of all, I want to thank you for providing this very valuable service. So many times people are unable to get the answers they need from their own doctors. HISTORY: I had protected sex with a female about 15 weeks ago whose HIV status I am...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
We know that aphthous ulcers are related to stress and that they have a tendency to present on non-keratinized tissues; therefore having one of these ulcers present on the tongue is not that unusual. What we do not know is what causes these ulcers... Read more »

Tiny white bumps on penis

My question may be twofold. I noticed about 6 weeks ago, underneath my penis(bottom side) three tiny white bumbs. they are rectangular in shape, but very small. In ordert to get a good view of them I have to stretch my skin. They are a little...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
1) It is difficult to tell from your description to what the bumps on your penis are related. Even if your description were more detailed, you should receive diagnoses of conditions from a doctor, in person. If you would like to get an idea of what... Read more »
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